Table 52

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally Killed
Month of Incident, 1998–2007
Month Total 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Number of victim officers 759 81 65 83 76 75 81 82 67 66 83
January 56 8 6 10 7 6 5 4 2 6 2
February 57 8 4 7 9 4 5 5 3 6 6
March 46 6 3 5 6 2 3 4 6 5 6
April 51 6 4 3 4 0 5 7 2 6 14
May 74 6 9 9 4 9 7 13 4 4 9
June 63 7 5 9 4 10 7 5 5 3 8
July 69 6 5 9 3 7 9 14 8 4 4
August 56 3 4 7 8 5 5 5 5 8 6
September 75 9 5 8 10 9 6 10 10 5 3
October 89 8 7 10 9 7 8 9 10 7 14
November 60 5 4 2 6 7 14 2 5 8 7
December 63 9 9 4 6 9 7 4 7 4 4

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